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VPN for BBC: how to watch it securely

This article is updated whenever our configurations change. If you start experiencing any issues with using our VPN for BBC streams, come back to this post to see if there is any new information.

For secure access to BBC streams, we recommend that you use the service while connected to NordVPN servers

Here is how to safely access the BBC and the BBC iPlayer with NordVPN:

If you are experiencing issues while using a VPN for the BBC, try the following:

  • Clear your browser’s cache.
  • Connect to another VPN server.
  • Change your device’s DNS addresses to NordVPN’s DNS servers.
  • Access the BBC iPlayer on your browser while using NordVPN’s browser extension. 

If the above fails to resolve your issue, please consult our troubleshooting steps for streaming. For questions on how to stream securely using a VPN for the BBC, contact our customer support.

Under certain circumstances, streaming content (using video on demand, online TV platforms, or other sources) that is only accessible outside your country of residence may be illegal. Always check if you have the legal authority to access the material you wish to stream.

The NordVPN service should never be used to bypass copyright or other regulations. NordVPN does not promote, induce, or otherwise facilitate the use of the service for such purposes. For more details, please read our General Terms of Service and the NordVPN Additional Terms.

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